ELECTIVES at EXPLO New York

At EXPLO, we believe learning mirrors life — full of questions, tensions, and worthwhile digressions in an ever-changing world. The courses and electives at EXPLO are your opportunity to immerse yourself in subjects that you are curious about, and want to explore in a deep and meaningful way.

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<p>Learn to use SketchUp, the same software used by many engineers and game developers…
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3D Computer Modeling

Learn to use SketchUp, the same software used by many engineers and game developers…

<p>Learn to use SketchUp, the same software used by many engineers and game developers…
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3D Computer Modeling

Learn to use SketchUp, the same software used by many engineers and game developers…

<p>Learn to produce a variety of sounds and melodies as you sing with others to create layered…
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A Cappella

Learn to produce a variety of sounds and melodies as you sing with others to create layered…

<p>Learn to produce a variety of sounds and melodies as you sing with others to create layered…
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A Cappella

Learn to produce a variety of sounds and melodies as you sing with others to create layered…

<p>Come try the sport of archery, where you’ll learn how to handle a bow, aim an arrow, and let it fly…</p>

Archery

Come try the sport of archery, where you’ll learn how to handle a bow, aim an arrow, and let it fly…

<p>Come try the sport of archery, where you’ll learn how to handle a bow, aim an arrow, and let it fly…</p>

Archery

Come try the sport of archery, where you’ll learn how to handle a bow, aim an arrow, and let it fly…

<p>Whether you’re a seasoned aficionado or a tennis player looking for a new challenge, you’re welcome on the EXPLO badminton court. You will learn basic rules and strategy, practice technique, and finish up with a friendly tournament.</p>

Badminton

Whether you’re a seasoned aficionado or a tennis player looking for a new challenge, you’re welcome on the EXPLO badminton court. You will learn basic rules and strategy, practice technique, and finish up with a friendly tournament.

<p>Whether you’re a seasoned aficionado or a tennis player looking for a new challenge, you’re welcome on the EXPLO badminton court. You will learn basic rules and strategy, practice technique, and finish up with a friendly tournament.</p>

Badminton

Whether you’re a seasoned aficionado or a tennis player looking for a new challenge, you’re welcome on the EXPLO badminton court. You will learn basic rules and strategy, practice technique, and finish up with a friendly tournament.

<p>Set a pick, block a shot, and make some plays to help your team…</p>

Basketball

Set a pick, block a shot, and make some plays to help your team…

<p>Set a pick, block a shot, and make some plays to help your team…</p>

Basketball

Set a pick, block a shot, and make some plays to help your team…

<p>In this high-intensity cardio bootcamp, you will combine punches and kicks with bodyweight exercises to jumpstart your fitness, core strength…</p>

Cardio Bootcamp

In this high-intensity cardio bootcamp, you will combine punches and kicks with bodyweight exercises to jumpstart your fitness, core strength…

<p>In this high-intensity cardio bootcamp, you will combine punches and kicks with bodyweight exercises to jumpstart your fitness, core strength…</p>

Cardio Bootcamp

In this high-intensity cardio bootcamp, you will combine punches and kicks with bodyweight exercises to jumpstart your fitness, core strength…

<p>Sharpen your storytelling skills by drawing a three-frame comic with…
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Cartooning + Comics

Sharpen your storytelling skills by drawing a three-frame comic with…

<p>Sharpen your storytelling skills by drawing a three-frame comic with…
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Cartooning + Comics

Sharpen your storytelling skills by drawing a three-frame comic with…

<p>Head to the pool to practice all four strokes, flip turns, and surface dives. Then, test your skills…</p>

Competitive Swimming

Head to the pool to practice all four strokes, flip turns, and surface dives. Then, test your skills…

<p>Head to the pool to practice all four strokes, flip turns, and surface dives. Then, test your skills…</p>

Competitive Swimming

Head to the pool to practice all four strokes, flip turns, and surface dives. Then, test your skills…

<p>This isn’t gym class dodgeball! Think about strategy and technique as you take on the opponent…</p>

Dodgeball

This isn’t gym class dodgeball! Think about strategy and technique as you take on the opponent…

<p>This isn’t gym class dodgeball! Think about strategy and technique as you take on the opponent…</p>

Dodgeball

This isn’t gym class dodgeball! Think about strategy and technique as you take on the opponent…

<p>This elective introduces design challenges requiring quick wits and creativity. You might build bridges, wind turbines, fortresses, or…</p>

Engineering Challenges

This elective introduces design challenges requiring quick wits and creativity. You might build bridges, wind turbines, fortresses, or…

<p>This elective introduces design challenges requiring quick wits and creativity. You might build bridges, wind turbines, fortresses, or…</p>

Engineering Challenges

This elective introduces design challenges requiring quick wits and creativity. You might build bridges, wind turbines, fortresses, or…

<p>Discover how fashion designers transform ideas into images and draft innovative…</p>

Fashion Illustration

Discover how fashion designers transform ideas into images and draft innovative…

<p>Discover how fashion designers transform ideas into images and draft innovative…</p>

Fashion Illustration

Discover how fashion designers transform ideas into images and draft innovative…

<p>In this American flag football elective, you’ll learn how to rush, intercept, and complete your passes. We’ll learn solid offensive…</p>

Flag Football

In this American flag football elective, you’ll learn how to rush, intercept, and complete your passes. We’ll learn solid offensive…

<p>In this American flag football elective, you’ll learn how to rush, intercept, and complete your passes. We’ll learn solid offensive…</p>

Flag Football

In this American flag football elective, you’ll learn how to rush, intercept, and complete your passes. We’ll learn solid offensive…

<p>Criminal activity or artistic expression? You’ll explore the artistry behind graffiti as you design your own “tags” and graphic styles…</p>

Graffiti Art

Criminal activity or artistic expression? You’ll explore the artistry behind graffiti as you design your own “tags” and graphic styles…

<p>Criminal activity or artistic expression? You’ll explore the artistry behind graffiti as you design your own “tags” and graphic styles…</p>

Graffiti Art

Criminal activity or artistic expression? You’ll explore the artistry behind graffiti as you design your own “tags” and graphic styles…

<p>From the mummies of Ancient Egypt to the royalty of India, Henna has a long and storied history. In this…</p>

Henna Body Art

From the mummies of Ancient Egypt to the royalty of India, Henna has a long and storied history. In this…

<p>From the mummies of Ancient Egypt to the royalty of India, Henna has a long and storied history. In this…</p>

Henna Body Art

From the mummies of Ancient Egypt to the royalty of India, Henna has a long and storied history. In this…

<p>Embody the energy of hip-hop music as you express yourself through a variety of creative…</p>

Hip-Hop Dance

Embody the energy of hip-hop music as you express yourself through a variety of creative…

<p>Embody the energy of hip-hop music as you express yourself through a variety of creative…</p>

Hip-Hop Dance

Embody the energy of hip-hop music as you express yourself through a variety of creative…

<p>Immerse yourself in interactive games in which you’ll create a variety of characters and scenes…</p>

Improv

Immerse yourself in interactive games in which you’ll create a variety of characters and scenes…

<p>Immerse yourself in interactive games in which you’ll create a variety of characters and scenes…</p>

Improv

Immerse yourself in interactive games in which you’ll create a variety of characters and scenes…

<p>Learn the basic principles of interior decorating as you explore color psychology, spatial design, and accessorizing….</p>

Interior Decorating

Learn the basic principles of interior decorating as you explore color psychology, spatial design, and accessorizing….

<p>Learn the basic principles of interior decorating as you explore color psychology, spatial design, and accessorizing….</p>

Interior Decorating

Learn the basic principles of interior decorating as you explore color psychology, spatial design, and accessorizing….

<p>Grab a guitar and learn the basic foundations of playing…</p>

Intro to Acoustic Guitar

Grab a guitar and learn the basic foundations of playing…

<p>Grab a guitar and learn the basic foundations of playing…</p>

Intro to Acoustic Guitar

Grab a guitar and learn the basic foundations of playing…

<p>If you are new to the world of D&D, join in an adventure like no other! You’ll learn…</p>

Intro to Dungeons + Dragons

If you are new to the world of D&D, join in an adventure like no other! You’ll learn…

<p>If you are new to the world of D&D, join in an adventure like no other! You’ll learn…</p>

Intro to Dungeons + Dragons

If you are new to the world of D&D, join in an adventure like no other! You’ll learn…

<p>Work with glass beads, metal wire, fibers, paper, and ribbon to create stunning handmade jewelry…</p>

Jewelry Design

Work with glass beads, metal wire, fibers, paper, and ribbon to create stunning handmade jewelry…

<p>Work with glass beads, metal wire, fibers, paper, and ribbon to create stunning handmade jewelry…</p>

Jewelry Design

Work with glass beads, metal wire, fibers, paper, and ribbon to create stunning handmade jewelry…

<p>Harness the power of your mind with tricks that will help you breeze through spell checks and ace school…
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Memory Mastery

Harness the power of your mind with tricks that will help you breeze through spell checks and ace school…

<p>Harness the power of your mind with tricks that will help you breeze through spell checks and ace school…
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Memory Mastery

Harness the power of your mind with tricks that will help you breeze through spell checks and ace school…

<p>Practice and improve your foundational painting skills. Mix colors and experiment with a variety…
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Painting

Practice and improve your foundational painting skills. Mix colors and experiment with a variety…

<p>Practice and improve your foundational painting skills. Mix colors and experiment with a variety…
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Painting

Practice and improve your foundational painting skills. Mix colors and experiment with a variety…

<p>Discover the tricks of living on a budget and having enough money left over to…</p>

Personal Finance

Discover the tricks of living on a budget and having enough money left over to…

<p>Discover the tricks of living on a budget and having enough money left over to…</p>

Personal Finance

Discover the tricks of living on a budget and having enough money left over to…

<p>Brush up on the rules of Texas Hold ‘Em, then learn to use game theory and proven mathematical concepts…
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Probability in Poker

Brush up on the rules of Texas Hold ‘Em, then learn to use game theory and proven mathematical concepts…

<p>Brush up on the rules of Texas Hold ‘Em, then learn to use game theory and proven mathematical concepts…
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Probability in Poker

Brush up on the rules of Texas Hold ‘Em, then learn to use game theory and proven mathematical concepts…

<p>Improve your soccer skills by working with some of our best staff players. We’ll do drills, talk strategy, and…</p>

Soccer: Intermediate

Improve your soccer skills by working with some of our best staff players. We’ll do drills, talk strategy, and…

<p>Improve your soccer skills by working with some of our best staff players. We’ll do drills, talk strategy, and…</p>

Soccer: Intermediate

Improve your soccer skills by working with some of our best staff players. We’ll do drills, talk strategy, and…

<p>From opening gambits to decisive checkmates, we’ll help you improve your strategies for the next time you play.</p>

Strategic Board Games: Chess

From opening gambits to decisive checkmates, we’ll help you improve your strategies for the next time you play.

<p>From opening gambits to decisive checkmates, we’ll help you improve your strategies for the next time you play.</p>

Strategic Board Games: Chess

From opening gambits to decisive checkmates, we’ll help you improve your strategies for the next time you play.

<p>Risk is a classic strategic board game of diplomacy, conflict, and conquest. Take your skills to the next level…</p>

Strategic Board Games: Risk

Risk is a classic strategic board game of diplomacy, conflict, and conquest. Take your skills to the next level…

<p>Risk is a classic strategic board game of diplomacy, conflict, and conquest. Take your skills to the next level…</p>

Strategic Board Games: Risk

Risk is a classic strategic board game of diplomacy, conflict, and conquest. Take your skills to the next level…

<p>What does it take to slip away from the stress of everyday life? Mix up shampoo, body scrub…</p>

Summer Spa: Hair + Face

What does it take to slip away from the stress of everyday life? Mix up shampoo, body scrub…

<p>What does it take to slip away from the stress of everyday life? Mix up shampoo, body scrub…</p>

Summer Spa: Hair + Face

What does it take to slip away from the stress of everyday life? Mix up shampoo, body scrub…

<p>Improve your serve, volley, forehand, and backhand shots as you practice…</p>

Tennis

Improve your serve, volley, forehand, and backhand shots as you practice…

<p>Improve your serve, volley, forehand, and backhand shots as you practice…</p>

Tennis

Improve your serve, volley, forehand, and backhand shots as you practice…

<p>After learning the skills of map-reading and orienteering, you and your team will set out on a treasure hunt…
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Treasure Hunting + Orienteering

After learning the skills of map-reading and orienteering, you and your team will set out on a treasure hunt…

<p>After learning the skills of map-reading and orienteering, you and your team will set out on a treasure hunt…
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Treasure Hunting + Orienteering

After learning the skills of map-reading and orienteering, you and your team will set out on a treasure hunt…

<p>Develop your ultimate frisbee skills through a variety of drills, strategic plays, and lively scrimmages. Learn offensive…</p>

Ultimate Frisbee

Develop your ultimate frisbee skills through a variety of drills, strategic plays, and lively scrimmages. Learn offensive…

<p>Develop your ultimate frisbee skills through a variety of drills, strategic plays, and lively scrimmages. Learn offensive…</p>

Ultimate Frisbee

Develop your ultimate frisbee skills through a variety of drills, strategic plays, and lively scrimmages. Learn offensive…

<p>Many filmmakers say that the real magic of the movies is made in post-production. Using Final Cut software, splice footage…</p>

Video Editing

Many filmmakers say that the real magic of the movies is made in post-production. Using Final Cut software, splice footage…

<p>Many filmmakers say that the real magic of the movies is made in post-production. Using Final Cut software, splice footage…</p>

Video Editing

Many filmmakers say that the real magic of the movies is made in post-production. Using Final Cut software, splice footage…

<p>Join in friendly competition on a grass volleyball court where you’ll set, serve, volley… 
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Volleyball

Join in friendly competition on a grass volleyball court where you’ll set, serve, volley…

<p>Join in friendly competition on a grass volleyball court where you’ll set, serve, volley… 
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Volleyball

Join in friendly competition on a grass volleyball court where you’ll set, serve, volley…

<p>Strengthen muscles, increase flexibility, and center your mind through the practice of yoga. Experience the benefits…
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Yoga

Strengthen muscles, increase flexibility, and center your mind through the practice of yoga. Experience the benefits…

<p>Strengthen muscles, increase flexibility, and center your mind through the practice of yoga. Experience the benefits…
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Yoga

Strengthen muscles, increase flexibility, and center your mind through the practice of yoga. Experience the benefits…

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